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House Will Vote on HR 1 Government Overhaul Package This Month, Pelosi Says
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House Will Vote on HR 1 Government Overhaul Package This Month, Pelosi Says

WASHINGTON — The House will vote on a package of voting rights, campaign finance and ethics overhauls this month, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a “Dear Colleague” letter Monday night. House Democrats have... Read More

A Day of House Drama Over a Resolution Blaming Trump for the Shutdown
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A Day of House Drama Over a Resolution Blaming Trump for the Shutdown

House Republicans disrupted normal floor proceedings Tuesday because they were upset that the Democratic majority scheduled a vote Wednesday on a resolution that blamed President Donald Trump for the 35-day partial government shutdown. Read More

The Rise of the Pragmatic Democrat
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The Rise of the Pragmatic Democrat
2019-01-30 00:28:31
by TWN Staff

Much attention has been paid in the months since the midterm elections to several high profile members of the House Democratic Caucus, many of whom represent the far left of the party. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Roster
2019-01-29 23:15:21
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster of the Natural Resources Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Roster
2019-01-29 23:11:57
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee
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U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee
2019-01-29 22:30:47
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Small Business Committee during the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Science, Space & Technology Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Science, Space & Technology Committee Roster
2019-01-29 22:29:03
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Science, Space & Technology Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee Roster
2019-01-29 22:26:58
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster of the Rules Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Oversight & Government Reform Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Oversight & Government Reform Committee Roster
2019-01-29 22:25:41
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Oversight & Government Reform Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee Roster
2019-01-29 22:19:19
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Homeland Security Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee Roster
2019-01-29 22:17:06
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Financial Services Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

Ex-Trump Fixer Michael Cohen Agrees to Testify Before House Intelligence Panel After Legal Team Shake Up
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Ex-Trump Fixer Michael Cohen Agrees to Testify Before House Intelligence Panel After Legal Team Shake Up

Michael Cohen has agreed to back-to-back congressional testimony and has found a new legal team. The prison-bound former personal attorney to President Donald Trump will testify behind closed doors before at least... Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Roster
2019-01-29 00:14:29
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster of the Judiciary Committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

Leadership Responds After President Donald Trump Announced an Agreement to Reopen Government
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Leadership Responds After President Donald Trump Announced an Agreement to Reopen Government
2019-01-26 02:01:57
by TWN Staff

What are Senate and House leaders saying after President Donald Trump announced an agreement to reopen the government? Read More

House Armed Services Chairman Vows Fight if Trump Declares National Emergency
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House Armed Services Chairman Vows Fight if Trump Declares National Emergency

Democrats would promptly file suit against the Trump administration if the president were to declare a national emergency in order to bankroll a southern border barrier, the new House Armed Services chairman warned... Read More

Cohen Will Comply With Senate Subpoena
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Cohen Will Comply With Senate Subpoena

Michael Cohen will comply with a subpoena to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, his attorney said Thursday — one day after the former lawyer for President Donald Trump canceled an appearance before a House panel out of fear for his ... Read More

Michael Cohen Delays Congressional Testimony, Citing Threats from President Trump
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Michael Cohen Delays Congressional Testimony, Citing Threats from President Trump

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, postponed his scheduled appearance on Capitol Hill, citing “ongoing threats” from Trump and spurring Democrats to suggest they might issue a subpoena to force... Read More

Blue Dogs Urge Bipartisan, Bicameral Summit to End Government Shutdown
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Blue Dogs Urge Bipartisan, Bicameral Summit to End Government Shutdown
2019-01-23 23:54:01
by TWN Staff

On Wednesday, members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a stern message to leadership of both parties in the House and Senate – exercise your constitutional authority to reopen the government. Read More

McConnell Steps Into Shutdown Fight, Scheduling Dueling Votes
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McConnell Steps Into Shutdown Fight, Scheduling Dueling Votes

Now Mitch McConnell has joined the game and suddenly, things have changed. The Senate majority leader, who until late last week had been virtually invisible during negotiations to re-open the government, announced Tuesday the Senate will vote Thursday... Read More

Trump Plans State of the Union Address Next Week
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Trump Plans State of the Union Address Next Week

President Donald Trump is planning to deliver his annual State of the Union address next Tuesday as scheduled, aides say, despite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s request that he delay because of security concerns until a partial government shutdown is ... Read More

Democratic Senators Move to Protect Dreamer Data
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Democratic Senators Move to Protect Dreamer Data
2019-01-23 01:59:27
by TWN Staff

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) led a group of Senate Democrats in reintroducing the Protect DREAMer Confidentiality Act of 2019, a bill to safeguard the private information—such as addresses and telephone numbers—of the young immigrants ... Read More

New Member Legislative Directors
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New Member Legislative Directors
2019-01-23 01:36:16
by TWN Staff

As new members of the House of Representatives take office, one of the most important decisions they make is the appointment of a legislative director. The Well News is tracking all of these top hires. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Roster
2019-01-22 22:43:34
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Intelligence committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Veterans' Affairs Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Veterans' Affairs Committee Roster
2019-01-22 22:23:21
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Veterans' Affairs committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Roster
2019-01-22 22:14:52
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Transportation and Infrastructure committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Roster
2019-01-22 20:49:54
by TWN Staff

Chairman: Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) Ranking Member: Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) Below is the full roster for the Armed Services Committee in the 116th Congress. Members are listed alphabetically by last name. Democratic Majority Anthony Brown (MD) Salud Carbajal (CA)... Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee Roster
2019-01-22 20:02:48
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Agriculture committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

A Top House Democrat Floats a Deal to End Shutdown
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A Top House Democrat Floats a Deal to End Shutdown

The No. 3 House Democrat Sunday offered a path for a deal that could end the partial government shutdown, focused on a permanent solution for immigrants brought the U.S. as children rather than a three-year reprieve offered by President Donald ... Read More

Bipartisan Bill Would Fight Digital Threats from China
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Bipartisan Bill Would Fight Digital Threats from China
2019-01-19 01:07:04
by TWN Staff

This week, bipartisan legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives to toughen the United States’ position against national security threats posed by technology competitors like China. The bill is sponsored by Representatives Will Hurd (R-TX), C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (... Read More

Veasey, Warner Lead Letter to Trump, Carson on Shutdown Housing Crisis
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Veasey, Warner Lead Letter to Trump, Carson on Shutdown Housing Crisis
2019-01-19 00:25:46
by TWN Staff

This week, Texas Representative Marc Veasey joined with Virginia Senator Mark Warner in sending a bicameral letter to President Trump and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson urging the... Read More

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